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Gov’t & opposition leaders agree: Juncker’s revised proposal + 5 Greek changes to be basis for new negotiations

“The revised proposal of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker from June 27/28 plus five changes added by the Greek government will be the basis for the new negotiations between Greece and creditors,” after the Sunday’s Referendum. This was reportedly decided at the Political Leaders Council under President Pavlopoulos on Monday. …

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IMF Lagarde: Greek Euro Exit Hard, Not Only For Greece

Greece’s  political leaders need to stick to the commitments and abide the austerity programme, IMF head Christine Lagarde said and she warned that a Greek euro exit would be expensive and hard not only for Greece. She also stressed that the IMF would talk to any democratic-elected Greek government, implying the IMF …

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Papademos – Coalition Gov’ Leaders Meeting Started at 5 pm

After several delays and postponements Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is meeting George Papandreou (PASOK), Antonis Samaras (Nea Dimokratia) and Giorgos Katatzaferis (LAOS). Samaras arrived at PM’s office short before 5  p.m., Karatzaferis a few minutes later. I assume Papandreou had arrived first. Government partner Karatzaferis had asked time to read the austerity …

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Greek Coalition Gov’ Partner Threatens Not to Sign Troika’s MoU

Greece’s lenders pressure the party leaders forming the coalition government to put down their signatures under the new loan agreement, the new Memorandum of Understanding containing austerity measures that will elimination large parts of the Greek society, threatening ‘No signature, No Money’. Here comes one of the coalition gov’ partners, far-right LAOS, …

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Olli Rehn: Greece’s Political Parties Need To Write Commitment For 2nd Bailout

Greek political parties need to provide clear commitments before a second bailout can be offered to the country, Olli Rehn, European Commissioner in charge of economic and monetary affairs, told reporters Tuesday.    O. Rehn Gazing at  the Greek Commitment “The political party leaders are expected to commit to the …

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